VIDEO: Taste of Soul StarQuest Auditions
Written by Zon D'Amour, Contributing Writer 09 October 2014
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Stars Line Up for TASTE OF SOUL 2014
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor & Shonassee Shaver, Staff Writer 09 October 2014
(Left pic) Former member of 80s group Shalamar and R&B singing sensation, Howard Hewett will be rounding out the artists performing on the Taste of Soul Wave Stage. (Right pic) Multi-talented ... read more >>
3rd Annual StarQuest Singing Competition
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 09 October 2014
StarQuest allows opportunities for people to showcase their talent in the community and perform during Taste of Soul. StarQuest allowed young rap artist Steviana a chance to display her skills and ... read more >>
Where Are They Now: StarQuest Winners Nathan Davis Jr. and Noah Jay
Written by Nicole Jones, Sentinel Intern 02 October 2014
“StarQuest helped me with my confidence,” said Davis, who is currently working on his album and hopes to release it very soon. Courtesy Photo StarQuest 2013 winners Nathan Davis Jr. and Noah Jay ... read more >>
CicLAvia Celebrates Its 10th Event since 10/10/10 on October 5
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 October 2014
  Ciclavia Leimert Park to South LA to East Hollywood to Boyle Heights - Los Angeles in 2011 Courtesy of Leimert Park Beat Three generations: Caron Reid, Sadio Woods, and Sadio's son, Zahnki, riding ... read more >>
Where Are They Now: StarQuest Winners Nathan Davis Jr. and Noah Jay
Written by Nicole Jones Sentinel Intern 02 October 2014
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Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 26 September 2014
Metro’s contractor for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project  Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractor (WSCC), will implement a full street closure at Rodeo Road and Crenshaw Boulevard for 14 consecutive days beginning ... read more >>
The Fresh Face of Funnel Cakes
Written by Edward Rice, III, Contributing Writer 25 September 2014
It’s a fruit funnel cake overload with toppings of strawberries, peach cobbler and banana cream! Burks says about her funnel truck, “I wanted my funnel cakes to be different so I started making ... read more >>
The Soul Lounge at Maverick’s Flat
Written by Nicole Jones, Sentinel Intern 25 September 2014
Due to the growing popularity of the Soul Lounge, Maverick’s Flat is the perfect new location for the growing crowd.   Singer Olivia Walker says about Soul Lounge, “It is such a great event ... read more >>
RBD: Bringing Black Businesses Together
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 18 September 2014
Financial manager and author LC Green, Jr.,  co-executive directors Jacque Bee and Crystal Mitchell, RBD Public Relations officer Kitty Davis Walker and Southern California Edison regional director ... read more >>
It’s Taste of Soul Time!
Written by By Brian W. Carter Staff Writer 18 September 2014
Construction barriers will be cleared in time for Taste of Soul’s 9th year on Crenshaw. Sentinel File Photo Taste of Soul will be on Crenshaw in all its family-fun-good-food-and-entertainment-glory.   October ... read more >>
Three Full Street Closures this Weekend on Crenshaw Boulevard to Continue
Written by Sentinel News Wire 11 September 2014
 Building Underground Walls Perimeter, Pile Installation and Traffic Reconfiguration on three different locations  Work on three of the future underground Crenshaw/LAX light rail stations will shut ... read more >>
StarQuest is Coming!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 11 September 2014
L-to-R:  StarQuest 2012 winners, Beau Williams and Adrian Battle The Taste of Soul talent competition is back to make a star out of someone in the community. As Taste of Soul (TOS) appears on the ... read more >>
Crenshaw Boulevard to Close Three Weekends
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 September 2014
  Metro and Walsh/Shea Corridor Contractors will close Crenshaw Boulevard between Exposition Boulevard and Coliseum Street for three weekends on Sept. 12, 19 and Oct. 24 to complete pile installation ... read more >>
CJ’s Wings set to score at the 2014 Taste of Soul
Written by Edward Rice, III, Contributing Writer 04 September 2014
The CJ’s Wings Food Truck As any Taste of Soul patron can attest, chicken is as much a staple of the event as music and family fun. Taste of Soul vendors work tirelessly in the months leading up to ... read more >>
Leimert Park VillageTheater Festival
Written by Sentinel Newswire 04 September 2014
The 750-seat theater’s goal is to build this event into its season along with future theatrical productions, concerts, convention, and special events to a level that is capable of replicating the notoriety ... read more >>
Chase Cakes returns for the 9th Annual Taste of Soul
Written by Shonassee Shaver, Staff Writer 28 August 2014
Movie theme cupcake-popcorn tower   Hello Kitty Cupcakes Chase Cakes debuts yet again at the family festival of the year. The 9th Annual Taste of Soul is coming soon and is the family festival of ... read more >>
The 9th Annual Taste of Soul is Coming!
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 28 August 2014
 It’s not going anywhere—Taste of Soul will on Crenshaw Blvd Photo By Robert Torrence Yes! Taste of Soul is happening on Crenshaw Blvd and continues the process of being bigger and better than ... read more >>
8th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 21 August 2014
  "I read, Therefore, I am" was the theme of this year's festival and paid special tribute to poet and writer, Dr. Maya Angelou and civil rights activist/actor Ruby Dee Photo by Sabir Majeed The annual ... read more >>
Tasha Biltmore exposes Domestic Violence via Stage Plays
Written by Troy Tieuel, Contributing Writer 14 August 2014
Cast of Tasha Biltmore's stage play, "The Betrayal." Photo by Troy Tieuel Biltmore, a victim of abuse herself, has dedicated her life to producing plays that touch on such taboo topics such as domestic ... read more >>
Snips and a Cut with the Leopard Lady
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 14 August 2014
Donquellatish Smith discusses her passion for cosmetology and gives advice on how to be a successful salon owner and entrepreneur. Our hair is said to be our crowning glory and when it comes to women—it’s ... read more >>
Team HEAL Aims to Make a Difference
Written by Sentinel News Service 31 July 2014
Crenshaw students pose with their coaches as a part of Team HEAL’s Golf Club. Photo courtesy of Team HEAL Over the years, The Team HEAL Program has expanded its mission to encompass accredited sports ... read more >>
Beauty, Brains and Business
Written by Zon D’Amour, Sentinel Contributing Writer 24 July 2014
  Chick Fil-A team member Zach Butner, owner/operator Ashley Derby and manager Rey Ventura. Photos by Zon D'Amour Ashley Derby is the Owner and Operator of the Chick-Fil-A Restaurant in downtown Los ... read more >>
Dance Company CEO Breaks Glass
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 24 July 2014
Ke’Aira Roberson, founder of Krushal Kiddz Dance Company (KKDC) Courtesy Photo Local choreographer, Ke’Aira Roberson is inducted into professional organization for industry trailblazers Ke’Aira ... read more >>
Getting a Better Body in the Neighborhood
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 17 July 2014
Get the summer body you’ve always wanted with BHCP Workouts and the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook. The Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook and BHCP workouts are great ways to get in shape. Ok, so maybe ... read more >>